Hologic Medical Science Liaison - South Central in Texas

Medical Science Liaison - South Central

Post Date Oct 23, 2018

Hologic is seeking a South Central United States based Medical Science Liaison (MSL) responsible for bringing together and communicating to customers, the scientific and commercial benefits of the Hologic Diagnostic product portfolio. A successful MSL understands and articulates at the highest clinical level all technical aspects of the products, yet appreciates commercially what is necessary for the product to be fully implemented.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the exchange of medical and scientific data with laboratory directors, physicians and other clinical professionals regarding Hologic’s products

  • Works closely with sales and applications to ensure that expectations are set properly with laboratories interested in evaluating Hologic’s products

  • Communicates routinely with regional sales and marketing teams to understand the commercial goals of the territory, and ensure that presentations and communications with customers are in line with these goals

  • Identifies and recommends physicians or KOLs as potential participants of advisory boards and speaker bureaus to discuss Hologic products and other medical/scientific topics of mutual interest. Responds to and documents unsolicited requests for scientific information regarding Hologic products, including those in development, as appropriate

  • Travels within the assigned region to establish and maintain relationships within the clinical and medical communities

  • Conveys scientific and medical information to health care professionals to educate them on current topics in diagnostic laboratory medicine, and to ensure awareness and appropriate use of Hologic products

  • Delivers evidence-based scientific presentations to small and large audiences in a manner consistent with the ethical goals and objectives of the Hologic Scientific and Medical Affairs Department

  • Engages in activities as directed to support Scientific and Medical Affairs organization to ensure corporate and department goals are achieved

  • Maintains clinical, scientific and technical expertise via attendance as directed at conferences, technical meetings and symposia, review of scientific journals and partnership with Hologic product and technology experts


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment, and communicate regularly with other MSLs, sales management, applications, marketing, and R&D to understand scientific/clinical information, business strategies, and market dynamics in order to execute the appropriate clinical discussions with customers

  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of applicable disease states that is/are reflected by use of Hologic product(s)

  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of Hologic product(s) as well as the competitive landscape in the molecular diagnostics industry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience writing and publishing materials for peer reviewed publications preferred

  • Excellent public speaking skills required

  • Excellent scientific analytical skills


  • Ph.D. in an applicable scientific discipline, with post-doctoral fellowship training in a biomedical science discipline desired but not required; MD degree with 0-2 years of research experience or residency training desired but not mandatory


  • One to three years clinical, medical or scientific experience within a medical device, biotechnology or pharmaceutical company

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Expertise in Microsoft Windows and Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, Excel and other popular business software desirable

Additional Details:

  • Work is performed in a home office, medical office and laboratory office environments

  • Regularly required to travel up to 75% of the time

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.